Cross Country Teams Race to Place at State
Both MHS cross country teams qualified for the 2018 South Dakota State Cross Country Meet. They competed Saturday, October 20, at Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls. Coach Eric Townsend summed it up, “The State A was a fantastic meet and great way to end the season for both... Read more
First Time Both Cross Country Teams Win NEC Titles Since 1997
The MHS cross country teams ran away with both first place titles at the Northeast Conference Meet in Webster on October 4. Coach Eric Townsend said, “The boys’ team was crowned NEC champs for the first time since 2011. The girls’ team won the NEC title for the third... Read more
Milbank Cross Country Team Clinches NEC Champ Title
The Milbank Cross Country team traveled to Webster on Thursday, October 4 to take part in the Northeastern Conference meet. After some amazing runs by both the girls and boys teams, Milbank brought home the plaque for NEC champs. For final results, keep up with The Valley Express and... Read more
Bulldogs X-Country Teams Win First and Second in Ortonville
It takes more than a soggy day to stop the MHS Cross Country Team. On Monday, September 24, they boarded the bus and headed to Ortonville, ready to run – rain or shine. Six Lady Bulldogs covered the muddy course in under 20 minutes. Five of them placed in... Read more
Girls Cross Country Teams Place High at Lac Qui Parle
The Milbank Cross Country Team visited Lac Qui Parle on September 18, and the Lady Bulldogs varsity runners took home third place. Top five finishers were; Danica Schulte (13th), Taylor Thue (17th), Amaya Street (18th), Maiah Brown (21st), and Elisabeth Schwenn (22nd). The Lady Bulldogs junior varsity runners earned... Read more
Bulldog Runners Place in Top 20 at Invitational
Tuesday, September 11th saw the Bulldog Cross Country team traveling to Sioux Falls. Coach Eric Townsend thought the meet was a competitive one for both teams to attend, “I thought the Sioux Falls Christian Invite was another step in the right direction. The meet featured a number of high... Read more
Bulldog Runners Finish Second and Third at Hardees Invitationa
The MHS cross country teams hosted the Milbank Hardees Invitational at Pine Hills Golf Course on Saturday, September 8. Three states were represented by 15 teams. According to Milbank’s Coach Eric Townsend, “There were 378 runners running in nine races, including the three Bullpup runs. This is the second... Read more
Bulldog Cross Country Team Takes Off Running
They’ve broken in their shoes by logging hundreds of miles in the heat. The 2018 Bulldog Cross Country team has hit their stride as they practice for their first meet this week. Looking at the season ahead, Coach Eric Townsend says, “I am most excited about watching both teams... Read more
Milbank Cross Country Schedule Reminders
Coach Townsend reminds the Cross Country team of these early season special dates and times: Early Season Practice Schedule August 9—8 AM and 9 PM Flashlight Relay August 10—8 AM August 13—8 AM and 7 PM August 14—3:30 PM August 15—3:30 PM and 7 PM-Parent/Athlete Meeting August 16—3:30 PM... Read more
Runners Adorned with Awards
The Milbank Area boys and girls cross country teams held a season-end awards potluck November 20. Seven seniors were honored for their years of commitment to the program and were given the Senior award. Concluding their high school careers were: Andrew Falk, Shawn Stemsrud, Luke Wold, Shea Hooth, Christina... Read more